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I have asked this at BON as well.Does anyone have any news on the 4WD Falcon,or Raptor.I see that Holden are ready to give the greenlight to their 4wd. Jeez I hope we get there first.
 

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The article also confirmed the new 5.4 and the3.8 V6 to replace the IL6.Tho the V6 is not till 2005
 

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What's the bet the 2006 Falcon will be AWD??

Any takers. I'll put money on at least the XR's and T's will be anyway...
 

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Nothing further to add from Bon discussion. I just hope they do it! Oh but lets have a rear wheel bias;)
 

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The article was in the motoring section of the NZ Herald.Also had quite a bit on the Ford Aus losses and Jac Nasser's large pay packet as metioned on the thread here Ford slips a gear . Articles are pretty reliable in the nationwide paper.
 

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Good idea HSE2. Even one step further if it can be adjusted as in Subaru WRX Sti. Wow you could still smoke the back tyres then. Well i hope it would be the back tyres.:wink2:
 

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For those that haven't been to BON. It seems that Spyman has a bit of news on something with coupe looks ,300 AWD.Sounds very interesting.Still didn't say when tho.
 

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You'd think an AWD Falcon would have a set up like the X-Type, 60-40 bias to the rear wheels? I think 50-50 would suck. The bastard would be half Taurus!!...

Be back in a jif, just going to check spymans info....
 

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I read that article too BIG BLOCK FORD.

I don't think they said the 5.4 was comfirmed but there was definatly no mention of the 4.6.:confused:
 

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AS for AWD I would like to see it as 60% rear bias and 40% for the front, though if it were 50/50 I still wouldn't mind - just. :rolleyes:
 

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Here's a section from the article.
"Part of the programme includes devolpment of a CTV stepless automatic transmission for both the six cylinder Raptor and a heavily revised 2003 Falcon.An all new 3.8 litre V6 will replace the Falcons long time straight six engine in 2005.The Raptors all wheel drive system is also being adapted for high performance versions of the Falcon sedan range, some of which will have a new 5.4 litre V8 to replace the exsisting 5.0 litre engine."
Provided this article is on the mark , that means it's a go doesn't it.?
 

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J-type said:
I read that article too BIG BLOCK FORD.

I don't think they said the 5.4 was comfirmed but there was definatly no mention of the 4.6.:confused:
J-type I put the bit in from the article that referred to the 5.4 above.
 
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